Personal profile


Helen Skouteris is the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint Professor of Healthcare Improvement and Implementation Science at Monash University. Helen will be focused on establishing long term collaborative reesarch and education/training programs in healthcare improvement, implementation science/health servcies research, working with colleagues from the Monash Centre for Health Research (where Helen is based), Monash University, Warwick University, Monash Partners and beyond.  

Helen has a strong track record in longitudinal multi-factorial research, randomised controlled trials, implementation research and hgiher degree reesarch supervision. Her research since 2010 has predominantly focused on building agency/capacity in "the consumer' to make healthy lifestyle cjocies across preconception, pregnancy, preschool, and childhood, including adolesence, to reducde the burden of obesity. Her work has also been focused extensively on social service and educational sector improvement that translates to better health outcomes for children, young people, adults and families and is critical to transforming policy across these sectors.

External positions

Honorary Professor, Deakin University

17 Nov 201717 Nov 2020


  • Women's Health
  • Children's health
  • Pregnancy
  • Preconception
  • Healthy Living
  • Implementation science
  • Translation

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Projects 2017 2021

Research Output 2010 2018

Antenatal diet and postpartum depressive symptoms: A prospective study

Nathanson, R., Hill, B., Skouteris, H. & Bailey, C. 1 Jul 2018 In : Midwifery. 62, p. 69-76 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Qualitative Exploration of Coordinators' and Carers' Perceptions of the Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Programme in Residential Care

Cox, R., Skouteris, H., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., Mccabe, M., Watson, B., Fredrickson, J., Jones, A. D., Omerogullari, S., Stanton, K., Bromfield, L. & Hardy, L. L. Mar 2018 In : Child Abuse Review. 27, 2, p. 122-136 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognitive impairment during pregnancy: A meta-analysis

Davies, S. J., Lum, J. A. G., Skouteris, H., Byrne, L. K. & Hayden, M. J. 15 Jan 2018 In : Medical Journal of Australia. 208, 1, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The influence of psychological factors on postpartum weight retention 12 months post-birth

Collings, R., Hill, B. & Skouteris, H. 15 Mar 2018 In : Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. 36, 2, p. 177-191 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle